Russian maths genius Grigori Perelman, who famously turned down a $1 million prize last year, now appears to be refusing free eye surgery for his mother.
Someday soon, thanks to advances in medicine, a surgeon will operate on a patient who is not in the same room, but thousands of miles away.
(AP) -- Courtney Montgomery's heart was failing fast, but the 16-year-old furiously refused when her doctors, and her mother, urged a transplant.
(AP) -- A day after surgery to repair her skull, Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' doctor has dubbed her "gorgeous Gabby," encouraged by how she looks and is communicating after an operation considered a major milestone in ...
(AP) -- Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' recovery isn't slowing down while her astronaut husband speeds around the Earth.
(AP) -- A surprising study of nearly 46 million Medicare patients says older residents in rural areas are more likely to have any of nine common surgeries than people in cities.
Bladder cancer is the fourth-most-common cancer in men and one of the most expensive cancers to treat from diagnosis to death. After initial diagnosis and surgery, patients must return to the urologist at least yearly for ...
(AP) -- Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned out Saturday for a daylong "circumcision party" to provide a safe, free procedure for a rite of passage that most local males undergo as preteens.
Men under 65 with early prostate cancer had better survival odds if they had surgery right away instead of waiting for treatment only if their cancer got worse, a study in Sweden found.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New nano-systems developed in York may eventually help patients recover from surgery without the danger of allergic reactions to drugs.